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PlantFiles: Scarlet Fritillary
Fritillaria recurva

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Family: Liliaceae (lil-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fritillaria (frit-il-AR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: recurva (re-KUR-vuh) (Info)

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Category:
Bulbs

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Scorpioangel On Apr 15, 2006, Scorpioangel from Gold Hill, OR (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is a wildflower in Southern Oregon that has become an endangered species due to loss of habitat.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gold Hill, Oregon



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